REP. KELLY ARMSTRONG

UPDATE: Armstrong Votes To Censure Schiff After Trump Threatened He Be Primaried

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR/AP/UPDATE 8:20 p.m. 6/21/23) — Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong could be getting back in former President Trump’s good graces. Trump posting last week that a group of GOP house members should be primaried after voting against censuring and fining Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff. Armstrong said the censure resolution as written was unconstitutional and he couldn’t vote for…

Rep. Armstrong Talks Irrigation, Illegal Immigration and More at N.D. Legislature

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Representative Kelly Armstrong is in Bismarck to talk about the work he is doing in Washington, D.C. Armstrong addressing both the North Dakota Senate and House. He told state lawmakers about four new bills just introduced in the U.S. House including an online notary bill and Pick Sloan Irrigation bill which gives farmers access…

Mund, Rep. Armstrong square off in final debate at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With Election Day less than a month away, Independent Cara Mund and Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong are fighting for your vote in North Dakota’s only Congressional seat. Former Miss America Cara Mund seeks to become the first woman to represent North Dakota in the House while Representative Kelly Armstrong looks to extend his stay in the…

N.D. U.S. House Candidates Address Abortion Issue at Prairie Public Debate

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — Prairie Public hosted a debate Tuesday between the candidates for North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat. Former Miss America and Harvard Law School graduate Cara Mund is running as an Independent. She is taking on Republican. Rep. Kelly Armstrong, an attorney and former state party chairman who cruised to re-election victory two years ago. When Mund…

Democrat Mark Haugen Suspends Campaign For U.S. House In N.D.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Democratic backed candidate for North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat is dropping out of the race, just months before the election. Mark Haugen put out a Tweet saying, “Effective immediately, I am suspending my campaign. Thank you to all my supporters.” Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong, the incumbent, thanked Haugen for throwing his hat in the…

Armstrong says U.S. Capitol police may be spying on Congress, public

FARGO (KVRR) – North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong says he has concerns about a “dramatic expansion” of U.S. Capitol security measures that were ordered in the wake of the Jan. 6 riots. Armstrong is among 7 members of Congress who are asking for answers about the Insider Threat Awareness Program and records and documents connected to the program. “This is…

Armstrong joins Cramer & Hoeven in fight against Biden vaccine mandate

Rep. Kelly Armstrong, Sen. Kevin Cramer, Sen. John HoevenWASHINGTON (KVRR) – North Dakota’s congressional delegation says a new Biden Administration order that requires companies with more than 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccines is an unconstitutional overreach. Millions of Americans will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules…

Rep. Kelly Armstrong Tests Positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Rep. Kelly Armstrong has tested positive for COVID-19. In a message posted to his Twitter account, Armstrong wrote that he is experiencing mild symptoms and recovering at home in North Dakota. The 2nd term Republican has been fully vaccinated since January. Armstrong’s doctor has advised him to quarantine for 10 days. He will be…